Thursday, December 28, 2006

Sheriff Spitzer still on the job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here a few more consumer victories for Eliot before he transitions into the governor's mansion......... Spitzer No Likey Pharm Parties (New York Press)"The outcome of an investigation by the office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is lots and lots of cash—$10 million to be exact. Cardinal Health Inc., one of the U.S. prescription drug fat cats., is paying up to avoid further exploration into a secondary pharmaceutical trading market. " and............
Entercom to pay $4.25M to settle lawsuit (BusinessWeek) "Entercom Communications Corp., one the nation's largest broadcasters, will pay $4.25 million to end Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's investigation of gifts -- or "payola" -- given by record companies in exchange for air play, Spitzer said Wednesday.
A lawsuit filed by Spitzer's office in March claimed Entercom solicited payments from record labels and traded air time for promotional items, personal trips and other gifts." and..........
Report finds charities pay high price for using professional ... (Albany Business Review) "State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer says the use of professional fundraisers remains an expensive proposition for charitable groups in New York state.
The latest installment of the annual "Pennies for Charity, Where Your Money Goes" report, released Wednesday, shows that of the 582 telemarketing campaigns tracked by Spitzer's office, 38.6 percent of the money raised went to the charities. The rest went to pay fees and expenses associated with the fundraising, Spitzer said. " In a way....I am sorry to see Spitzer leave this job.....he will go down as one of the best Attorney Generals New York has ever had...........andy

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